MAY 20 2014

Efforts on to reconstruct schools in Malakand

Directorate General of the Provincial Reconstruction Rehabilitation and Settlement Authority (PaRRSA) Muhammad Tahir Orakzai has said the PaRRSA is utilising all resources to complete construction work on schools damaged in the militant attacks in the Malakand divisions.

Complete story: http://e.thenews.com.pk/pindi/5-20-2014/page4.asp

 

No attention towards Khyber Agency dilapidated schools

More than sixty state-run schools mostly girls ones have been blown up so far during the Taliban’s insurgency started in the Khyber Agency for the last seven years. However, negligence on the part of Education Department has multiplied difficulties being faced by the local girls students, residents of the area regretted.

Complete Story: http://www.nation.com.pk/E-Paper/islamabad/2014-05-20/page-15

 

Pakistan, Sweden can collaborate in education, economic sectors: PM

Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Shairf has said that Pakistan and Sweden can cultivate bilateral relationship as well as in the context of European Union by collaborating in education and economic sectors. He was talking to a high-level delegation of Swedish parliament led by Per Westerberg, speaker of the Swedish parliament, here on Monday.

Complete Story: http://www.nation.com.pk/islamabad/20-May-2014/pakistan-sweden-can-collaborate-in-education-economic-sectors-pm

 

BISP plans Education Program in 7 districts

Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) Secretary Rab Nawaz said the Waseela-e-Taleem initiative of the programme would be implemented in seven districts of Punjab. “BISP is all set to launch Waseela-e-Taleem initiative in seven districts of Punjab from the next financial year to boost the ongoing efforts of the provincial education department for enrolment and retention of the children of marginalised section of the Punjab in primary education,” he said.

Complete Story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2014/05/19/city/islamabad/open-up-education-is-coming/

 

Keep textbooks away from Children

Many students of the Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) educational institutions have still not received their textbooks after the start of new academic session despite assurances from the concerned authorities to ensure delivery of textbooks in the first week of May. The classes for the new session started on April 14 while the required books could not be published in time by the authorities concerned due to which students are facing difficulties towards their studies.

Complete story: http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2014/05/19/city/islamabad/keep-textbooks-away-from-children/